Missing a tooth is more than just an aesthetic problem. If
it is not replaced, neighboring teeth can shift, the jaw can be weakened, and
further oral damage can be done over time. While dental implants
preferred method for replacing teeth, cost is always a consideration. Drs.
Jean-Claude Kharmouche, Justin Hardison, and Fadi Hasan, our experienced periodontists want to help you
understand dental implant cost and welcomes your questions during a
- Number of affected teeth – Cost will vary
depending on if one or many teeth need to be replaced.
- Whether extraction is required – Is the tooth or
teeth missing, or do they require removal?
- The presence of gum disease – The oral
environment must be healthy in order to place a dental implant.
- Bone loss – If the missing tooth has already
affected the jaw bone, more extensive procedures may be required, such as bone
While the cost of getting a dental implant may vary, it is
usually the most cost effective strategy for dealing with tooth replacement.
Some other procedures may be less expensive up-front, but they may cost more in
the long term due to maintenance costs, deterioration, or refitting. Dental implants are designed to bond with your
jaw, which provides an exceptional long-term solution.
learn more about dental implants as a lifetime tooth replacement option, make an appointment with our team today.
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